The War for the World

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9781528715942 - The War for the World - Israel Zangwill
9781528715942 - The War for the World - Israel Zangwill
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The War for the World

A collection of essays by British author and playwright Israel Zangwill. Israel Zangwill was a British author and playwright. He was a leading figure in cultural Zionism during the 19th century, as well as close friend of father of modern political Zionism, Theodor Herzl.

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First published in 1916, “The War for the World” is a collection of essays by British author and playwright Israel Zangwill. Israel Zangwill (1864–1926) was a British author and playwright. He was a leading figure in cultural Zionism during the 19th century, as well as close friend of father of modern political Zionism, Theodor Herzl. In later life, he renounced the seeking of a Jewish homeland in Palestine. He was also a prominent figure in the women’s suffrage movement, and included in this volume are a number of his writings related to this subject. Contents include: “Some Prognostications and a Preface, with an Apologia for not Being Pro-German”, “Arms and the Man”, “Some Apologists for Germany”, “Novelists and the War”, “On Catching Up a Lie”, “Written by a Jew this Christmas Eve”, “The Awkward Age of the Women’s Movement”, “The War and Women”, “Rosy Russia”, etc. This classic work is being republished now in a new edition complete with an introductory chapter from “English Humourists of To-Day” by J. A. Hammerton.

Book Details

Author

Israel Zangwill

Imprint

Read & Co. History

ISBN

9781528715942

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Pages

468

Publication Date

26 May 2020

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

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